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Hohl Name Meaning

German (also Höhl): topographic name for someone who lived in or by a depression or low-lying spot, from Middle High German hol ‘hollow’, ‘cave’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Hehl, Hoehl, Sohl, Holl, Hoh, Hohn, Gohl, Wohl, Pohl, Fohl

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Where is the Hohl family from?

You can see how Hohl families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hohl family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Hohl families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 2 Hohl families living in Ohio. This was 100% of all the recorded Hohl's in the USA. Ohio had the highest population of Hohl families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hohl surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hohl ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Hohl. 24% of Hohl men worked as a Farmer and 17% of Hohl women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hohl were Manager and Stenographer.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    24%
  • Laborer
    17%
  • Salesman
    6%
  • Manager
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    17%
  • Housekeeper
    8%
  • Waitress
    8%
  • Stenographer
    7%
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Census Records

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Hohl. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hohl census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Hohl. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 5,000 military records available for the last name Hohl. For the veterans among your Hohl ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hohl lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Hohl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Hohl in 1950 was 47, and 73 in 2004.

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